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Tamils working hard to get London Road back on its feet

8/8 ONE YEAR ON: Having escaped a bitter and destructive civil war, the local Tamil community is coping with the aftermath of the Croydon riots, ANDREW PELLING reports Croydon’s Tamil community saw a lot of trouble back in Sri Lanka, … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Tamils remember the bravery of Marie Colvin

Croydon’s Tamil community is leading a service of remembrance this afternoon for Marie Colvin, The Sunday Times journalist who was killed last month when the media centre in Homs was hit by Syrian government artillery fire. The Croydon service will … Continue reading

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